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Princeton's WordNet

  1. divaricationnoun

    branching at a wide angle


  1. divaricationnoun

    A divergence of opinion.

  2. divaricationnoun

    The point at which branching occurs.

  3. Etymology: Latin divaricat-, past participle stem of divaricare, from di- + varicare ‘stretch (the legs) apart’

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Divaricationnoun

    Etymology: divaricatio, Latin.

    Dogs, running before their masters, will stop at a divarication of the way, ’till they see which hand their masters will take. John Ray, on the Creation.

    To take away all doubt, or any probable divarication, the curse is plainly specified. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours, b. vi. c. 11.


  1. divarication

    Divaricate means branching, or having separation or a degree of separation. The angle between branches is wide.


  1. divarication

    Divarication is the action, process, or state of spreading apart, branching, or diverging widely from a central point or line. It is often used in the context of biology to describe the arrangement of plant branches or to indicate separation or deviation. It can also refer to disagreement or divergence of opinions or interests.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Divaricationnoun

    a separation into two parts or branches; a forking; a divergence

  2. Divaricationnoun

    an ambiguity of meaning; a disagreement of difference in opinion

  3. Divaricationnoun

    a divergence of lines of color sculpture, or of fibers at different angles

  4. Etymology: [Cf. F. divarication.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of divarication in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of divarication in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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